Delta MD90 at Milwaukee on Feb 19th 2019, lightning strike causes engine vibrations

Last Update: February 19, 2019 / 23:04:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 19, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2050

Aircraft Registration
N931DN

ICAO Type Designator
MD90

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-90, registration N931DN performing flight DL-2050 from Milwaukee,WI to Atlanta,GA (USA) with 164 people on board, was enroute at FL250 about 25nm westnorthwest of Chattanooga,TN (USA) when the aircraft reached a frontal weather system and received a lightning strike. The left hand engine (V2525) began to vibrate prompting the crew to reduce the engine to idle and to divert to Chattanooga for a safe landing on runway 02 about 25 minutes later.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 19, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2050

Aircraft Registration
N931DN

ICAO Type Designator
MD90

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